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Aug 480 BCE
Battle of Thermopylae
. 300 Spartans under King Leonidas
and other Greek
allies hold back the Persians led by Xerxes I
for three days but are defeated.
Xerxes' Persian forces are defeated by Greek
forces at Plataea
effectively ending Persia
's imperial ambitions in Greece
A force of Athenian peltasts defeat Spartan hoplites on Sphaktria in the Peloponnese
Spartan general Brasidas
employs Myrkinian and Chalkidian peltasts to defeat a force of Athenian hoplites at Amphipolis
Athenian leader Iphikrates employs peltasts to defeat Spartan hoplites at Lechaion near Corinth